Carruthers, Stitch, and Siegal (Eds.) (2002)

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Carruthers, Peter; Stitch, Stephen and Siegal, Michael. (Eds.). (2002) The Cognitive Basis of Science. Cambridge University Press.

Title The Cognitive Basis of Science
Resource Type collection
Author(s) Peter Carruthers, Stephen Stitch, Michael Siegal
Year 2002
Publisher Cambridge University Press
ISBN 9780521011778

Abstract

The Cognitive Basis of Science concerns the question What makes science possible? Specifically, what features of the human mind and of human culture and cognitive development permit and facilitate the conduct of science? The essays in this volume address these questions, which are inherently interdisciplinary, requiring co-operation between philosophers, psychologists, and others in the social and cognitive sciences. They concern the cognitive, social, and motivational underpinnings of scientific reasoning in children and lay persons as well as in professional scientists. The editors’ introduction lays out the background to the debates, and the volume includes a consolidated bibliography that will be a valuable reference resource for all those interested in this area. The volume will be of great importance to all researchers and students interested in the philosophy or psychology of scientific reasoning, as well as those, more generally, who are interested in the nature of the human mind.

Articles in This Collection

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  • Giere (2002): Giere, Ronald. (2002) Scientific Cognition as Distributed Cognition. In Carruthers, Stitch, and Siegal (Eds.) (2002), 285-299.

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Contributors

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